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Democratic State Rep. Mary Gonzalez Wants Special Session On Funding Of Texas Border Wall"Where are our priorities? We have a very serious electrical grid issue happening right now," she said.
Texas Governor Signs Bill Into Law Allowing Residents To Carry Handguns Without A LicenseTexas Governor Greg Abbott signed House Bill 1927 into law. The bill eliminates the requirement for residents to get a license, undergo background checks or have training and allows anyone over 21 years old to carry a handgun.
President Joe Biden Brings Up Jailed North Texan Trevor Reed In Meeting With Vladimir PutinPresident Joe Biden said he discussed the cases of Texan Trevor Reed and another American detained in Russia during his meeting with Vladimir Putin.
Governor Abbott Says Texas Border Wall Will Be Funded By The State And Through CrowdsourcingThe governor of the State of Texas, Greg Abbott, said he will use $250 million in state money and crowdsourced financing to build more barriers along the U.S. border with Mexico.
'This Is An American Issue': VP Harris Meets With Texas Democrats About GOP's Sweeping Voting BillVice President Kamala Harris on Wednesday met with Texas Democratic lawmakers about state Republicans' push for a sweeping voting measure during the 87th Legislative Session.
Senate Passes Juneteenth National Holiday Bill By Texas Sen. Cornyn, Rep. Jackson LeeThe bill was brought together by U.S. Sen. John Cornyn (R-Texas), Democratic Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (Texas-18) and Sen. Ed Markey (D-Massachusetts).

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Maricopa County's partisan ballot review in final stagesThe audit won't change the 2020 election results, but it has inspired conservatives in other battleground states to call for similar recounts.
Biden focuses on cybersecurity and infrastructureA day after President Biden confronted Russian President Vladimir Putin about cyberattacks, U.S. lawmakers introduced a bill to combat the issue. But other parts of Mr. Biden’s agenda have stalled. Kris Van Cleave reports.
Biden signs bill making Juneteenth a federal holidayJuneteenth, which commemorates the end of slavery in the U.S., is now a federal holiday. Nancy Cordes has more on the day’s importance.
Supreme Court sides with Catholic foster care agency in religious liberty caseThe court ruled unanimously in favor of the agency, Catholic Social Services.
Supreme Court rejects GOP challenge to Obamacare in 7-2 rulingThe court ruled 7-2 that the red states and two individuals who brought the dispute do not have the legal standing.
80% of ransomware victims suffer repeat attacks, new report saysA quarter of businesses surveyed ultimately shut down, with nearly one in three losing top leadership, either by dismissal or resignation, and 29% forced to eliminate jobs.
11 Republican senators agree to bipartisan infrastructure dealDetails of the bipartisan deal have not yet been released, and it isn't yet clear how the measure will be paid for.
Biden signs bill making Juneteenth a federal holidayThe bill passed the House and Senate with overwhelming bipartisan support.
Manchin circulates list of demands for voting legislationManchin circulated a list of provisions he would support in the sweeping voting and elections bill up for consideration in the Senate.
House Democrats seek records from DOJ on data seizures in leak probesThe request for documents made to Attorney General Merrick Garland is the first issued as part of the House Judiciary Committee's investigation.